Procurement Manager

Location: Collierville, TN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000.00 - $115,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/1/2018
Job ID: 02565467
Job Description
Procurement Manager
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias –:
SALARY: 90,000 – 115,000
LOCATION: Collierville, TN
TYPE OF COMPANY: Manufacturing
DEGREE: Bachelor’s Degree Required
JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager
  • Manages the direction and daily activities of the Divisions procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the Divisions products. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.
  • Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
    • Position will directly report to the Division Supply Chain Manager.
    • Will interact with all levels of Division management; including operational, engineering, quality control, marketing and finance.
    • Management of 4 Buyers with and annual spend of $140M.
    • Key supplier and key customer contact required.
  • Essential Functions:
    • Plans and directs the activities of the Division’s purchases of raw materials (ferrous and non-ferrous metals, castings, etc.) supplies, equipment or services/indirect. Identifies raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements. Determines the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process.
    • Establishes preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations. Promotes and uses strategic suppliers.
    • Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establishes procedures to leverage the company’s position. Ensures purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers.
    • Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price.
    • Develops standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs.
    • Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers.
    • Ensures purchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets.
    • Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function.
  • Minimum of 6-8 years purchasing/managerial experience.
  • 4-year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred.
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Gary Elias – Elias Associates, Inc.
12 Labaw Dr
Cranbury, NJ 08512
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias: